New principals announced for two Killeen high schools

Posted at 4:13 PM, Jun 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-13 17:13:00-04

Two new principals have been announced for the upcoming school year for two Killeen high schools. 

This announcement was made on Wednesday and the superintendent John Craft appointed Micah Wells and Kara Linette Trevino as the new principals.

Micah Wells was appointed as principal for Shoemaker High School and Kara Linette Trevino was appointed as principal of Killeen High School.

Wells and Trevino both have had previous experience as principals in different districts. Wells had served as principal for Rancier Middle School since 2015 and Trevino had served as principal for Patterson Middle School since 2014. Wells also served as assistant principal of Rancier Middle School from 2013 to 2015 and as co-director of summer school at Manor and Eastern Hills middle schools 2014-2015.

Before Wells endeavors as principal, he was also a teacher at Rancier for three years after having been head baseball coach at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor for nine years beginning in 2001. Wells began his career in education in 1999 as a seventh-grade teacher and coach at Fairway Middle School.

As for Trevino, she was assistant principal of Patterson Middle School from 2009-2014, an instructional specialist at Killeen High from 2006-2009, AVID specialist at Killeen High from 2004-2006 and a teacher and coach at Killeen High 2001-2006.

According to Superintendent John Craft, “Mr. Wells and Ms. Trevino are proven secondary school leaders with great records of success at the Killeen Independent School District.”

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